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  • Gareth Tong Ling-shan, who has produced hits for Canto-pop stars Tyson Yoshi and Keung To, is a talented singer, songwriter and producer
  • He shares about the inspiration behind his music and the connection he feels with his team
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  • The city’s government has recently announced that children aged 12 to 17 only need one dose of the vaccine to have protection from severe conditions caused by the coronavirus
  • Meanwhile, Pfizer says they will seek approval from the US government to administer the BioNTech vaccine on children aged five to 11, as recent trials have proven it to be effective
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  • Bell Chan Sze-ching says her second-hand shop has given her the chance to express her style while encouraging clients to be more confident in wearing what they want
  • Every week, Talking Points gives you a worksheet to practise your reading comprehension with questions and exercises about the story we’ve written
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  • Watching friends get into relationships can make it seem like something everyone should do in their teen years, but you must decide if it’s right for you
  • Each week, we respond to a question from our readers, and our team of clinical psychologists give advice and resources you can turn to
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  • Each week, two of our readers debate a hot topic in a debate that doesn’t necessarily reflect their personal viewpoint
  • This week, students discuss whether there should be limits on how long kids can game
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  • This writing competition starts with 10 contestants, who are eliminated one-by-one based on your votes – who will you choose this week?
  • This week, our readers share with us what they want to be in their next life
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  • Michelle Lau responds to some of the social media platform’s strangest food combinations, such as carrot bacon, feta pasta and cotton candy with pickles
  • Every week, Talking Points gives you a worksheet to practise your reading comprehension with questions and exercises about the story we’ve written
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  • One reader responds to the tourists who crowded out Tai O locals during the lantern festival there, and says people need to be mindful of how they celebrate holidays
  • This week, we also have letters about harmful beauty standards, phone use, domestic violence, starting a business and cancel culture
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  • One reader writes about the academic pressure that Chinese students face and its consequences on sleep and mental health
  • Another reader explains how meme stocks like GameStop came to be, and why the next generation must be prepared for more change in the financial world
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  • Want to chat with Malala, or speak to Steve Jobs? How about sharing a meal with Jesus Christ?
  • From loved ones to famous singer Jay Chou, here are the people our readers long to meet
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  • More girls are taking up the sport after watching 13-year-old Rayssa Leal win a silver medal at the 2020 Games in Japan
  • Skateboarding was previously thought of as a ‘delinquent’ sport and was once banned in the mega-city of Sao Paolo, but is now more popular than ever
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  • Only certain calculators are permitted in the exam venue, so make sure you’re getting the correct one, or you could be left in the dust
  • From now until October 1, Casio is holding a ‘Back to School’ promotion for its Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority approved calculators
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  • Concerts staged in cities like New York, Paris, and Mumbai will be broadcast around the world, coinciding with this week’s UN General Assembly
  • The charity’s goals include eliminating poverty. demanding government action on climate change, and delivering vaccines to the world’s poorest
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  • Vegan-friendly dishes are all over social media these days, including one that claims to replicate the taste of tuna, but how well do they hold up?
  • Take a look at the cooking process and see if these fake fish recipes are actually tasty
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